How to Break Into Security
Excellent interview over at “Krebs on Security” with security rock star, Christian Schneier.
First, know that there are many subspecialties in computer security. You can be an expert in keeping systems from being hacked, or in creating unhackable software. You can be an expert in finding security problems in software, or in networks. You can be an expert in viruses, or policies, or cryptography. There are many, many opportunities for many different skill sets. You don’t have to be a coder to be a security expert.
In general, though, I have three pieces of advice to anyone who wants to learn computer security:
Read the entire interview: How to Break Into Security, Schneier Edition — Krebs on Security.
- Careers in Computer Security (volokh.com)
- 10 Biggest Computer Security Myths Busted (lifehacker.com.au)
Posted on July 2, 2012, in Cybersecurity, Jobs, Security and tagged Break Into Security, Brian Krebs, Bruce Schneier, Computer security, Consultants, Krebs, Security. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on How to Break Into Security.